Football is one iconic sport where many families have choosed as a career part over the years, with a couple of families excelling in the round leather game as it runs in their blood.
I will be taking a look at some football stars who are siblings.
1. Johan & Anthony Martial:
Very few fans are aware that Manchester United’s striker actually has a blood brother who is also a footballer.
Just like Anthony, Johan is also a football star. The 29 year old plays as a defender and has represented France at under-19 and under-20 levels. He is currently a free agent, while his younger brother Anthony 24, plays as a striker for Epl side Manchester United.
2. Uros Matic & Nemanja Matic:
Another set of siblings who football fans are quite unaware of is the Matic brothers. Uros 30 and Nemanja 32, are brothers who still play active football.
Nemanja who is the more popular of the two, plays as a defensive midfielder for epl side Manchester United, while his brother Uros plays as a midfielder for Qarabag.
3. Jordan & Romelu Lukaku:
Another siblings active in football is the Lukaku brothers. They both play in the Italian Seria A with Lazio and Inter Milan respectively.
Jordan primarily plays as a left back for Lazio and also the Belgian national team, while his brother Romelu Lukaku plays as a striker for Inter Milan.
4. Bradley & Callum Hudson-Odoi:
The Odoi’s are also flying their family flags in the world of football as well. As Bradley 31 plays for Woking while his younger brother Callum plays for Chelsea.
Bradley plays as a striker while his younger brother Callum plays as a winger and forward for Chelsea fc. They are both son’s to Bismark Odoi who was also a footballer.
5. Lauren & Reece James:
The Chelsea youngstar Reece James also has a sibling who plays active football, as younger sister Lauren 18 plays in the Wsl.
James 20, plays as a right back for Epl side Chelsea, while his sister plays as a forward for women super League side Manchester United.
6. Lucas & Theo Hernandez:
Both Hernandez brothers Theo and Lucas, are left backs who play for Bayern Munich and Ac Milan respectively.
The two siblings are still very much in active football, Lucas being the elder of the two is 24 years of age while Theo is 22.
7. Paul & Florentin Pogba:
Another set of siblings who both play active football, are the Pogba brothers.
Paul 27, who is the more popular of the two plays as a midfielder for Epl side Manchester United, while Florentin 30 plays as a defender for Sochaux-Montbéliard in French League 2.
8. Timmy & Tammy Abraham:
Unknown to many the Chelsea striker also has a younger brother Timmy who plays active football.
Tammy and Timmy are siblings, while Tammy plays for Chelsea his younger brother 19, plays for Fulham as a striker as well.
9. Rafinha & Thiago Alcantara:
Both Alcantara brothers are product of the Barcelona academy, and are active footballers.
While Rafinha 27, is still with Barcelona as he plays as a midfielder for the Spanish side, his elder brother Thiago 29, plays also as a midfielder for Bayern but is on a verge of joining Liverpool.
10. Taulant & Granit Xhaka:
The Arsenal midfielder also has an elder sibling who plays active football.
Taulant 29, plays as a defensive midfielder for Basel, while his younger brother Granit 27, plays for Arsenal as a midfielder and was once captain of the side.
11. Aaron Leya Iseka & Michy Batshuayi:
Just like his elder brother michy, Aaron also plays as a striker for his French side Toulouse.
Aaron choosed to bear his mother’s surname rather that of his father, the striker is 22 years of age while his elder brother Michy is 26 and currently plays for Crystal Palace on loan from Chelsea.
12. Trevoh & Nathaniel Chalobah:
Both Chalobah brothers are products of the Chelsea academy, and are active footballers.
Nathaniel 25, currently plays for Watford in the championship, while his younger brother Trevoh plays for French side Lorient, on loan from Chelsea.
13. Lamisha & Charly Musonda:
Just like the Chalobah brothers, lamisha and Charlie Musonda are products of the Chelsea academy as well.
The younger Charly Musonda 23, plays as a winger for Chelsea while his brother Lamisha 28, plays for Mazembe as a midfielder.
14. Toni & Felix Kroos:
The German and real Madrid Toni Kroos, also has a sibling Felix who plays football as well.
Felix 29, plays for German side Eintracht Braunschweig as a midfielder, while his elder brother Toni plays for the all white Real Madrid of Spain.
15. Eden & Thorgan Hazard:
Saved the best for the last, as the Hazard brothers are arguably the most popular siblings in active football presently.
Both big boys in the business, as Eden 29 plays for Real Madrid as a winger, while his brother Thorgan 27, plays as a forward for German side Borussia Dortmund.
Some other popular names includes the Ayew brothers, Boateng brothers, Toure Brothers, Silva brothers but to mention a few.